This Morning: Good luck AISD students on your first day back to school today! A warm start to the day with temperatures in the mid 70s across the Big Country. An isolated shower cannot be ruled out this morning with mostly sunny skies and southeasterly winds around 5 to 15 mph. Rain chances will taper off this morning before 10:00 a.m. as temperatures warm into the mid 80s.
This Afternoon: Another chance of rain and thunderstorms will develop again this afternoon right as the kiddos are getting done with school. A 20% chance for isolated showers and storms will impact much of the western and southern Big Country into the early overnight. Storms will remain very isolated, but could produce brief heavy rainfall and dangerous lightning. Highs will climb into the upper 90s again today. 97° for a high in Abilene. Skies will stay mostly sunny through the day.
Tonight: Rain chances should taper off overnight tonight as skies become clear and temperatures only fall into the mid 70s by tomorrow morning.
Looking Ahead: Winds will start to pick up heading into Thursday as highs climb into the triple-digits across the Big Country. More heat in store for Friday as temperatures continue to climb into the lower 100s! Wind gusts up to 25 mph will be possible starting Friday and lasting all the way through the middle of next week as temperatures hover around 100° with sunny skies.
Average High: 94°
Average Low: 71°
Sunrise: 7:07 a.m.
Sunset: 8:15 p.m.